How to Prevent Career Burnout (Strategies That Work For Real)

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If you search “how to prevent career burnout,” you’ll discover tacit advice like this:  “Get some exercise,” or “Learn to manage your stress,” or “Manage your time better.” Which sounds lovely. But that kind of “wisdom” gives me indigestion. Because if you’re searching “how to prevent career burnout,” here’s one thing I know: You’re already […]Read the full post >>

The Relentless Art of Pruning: How to Grow More Time, Money & Friends

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It sounds counterproductive, right? But the truth is that often the best way to gain more of something important–like time, money, or friends–you have to cut something out. Feels harsh, but it works, every time. And it’s proven every day in the garden. A gardener knows that the best way to make something grow is […]Read the full post >>

How to Have More Fun at Work (Fast & Easy & Not Too Cheesy)

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There’s nothing sadder than when your company, well-meaning as it may be, decides you need to  have more fun at work. Because you’ve seen what “fun” means, right? Lame baby picture contests. Saturday picnics that take you away from family time. Artery-clogging snackfests in the break room. I applaud the intent, but think it’s the […]Read the full post >>

Is it Time to Telecommute? How to Redesign Your Role to Work from Anywhere

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“Took me 90 minutes to go 11 miles,” a client told me recently with a sigh. She’s not alone. For many successful professionals, long commutes are sucking time and energy out of their lives at work. But they don’t think their roles are suited for telecommuting, or they worry that it’ll impact their careers. That’s […]Read the full post >>

3 (Silly) Beliefs That Stop Us From Asking for Help at Work, in Our Business, & in Our Career

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Have you ever felt overwhelmed, frustrated, or confused at work, or in deciding on a next step for your business or career? What did you do? My hope is that you instantly reached out to the nearest trusted friend, colleague or coach, and got immediate relief. But in my everyday conversations with awesome people like […]Read the full post >>